The highly anticipated full soundtrack for the upcoming DC superhero film, Blue Beetle, has been released. Directed by Ángel Manuel Soto, the movie features Xolo Maridueña as the first Latino lead in a live-action superhero film. The story follows Jaime Reyes, who gains superpowers when an alien Blue Beetle scarab fuses with his body, granting him a powerful exoskeleton.
Bobby Krlic, also known as The Haxan Cloak, composed the score for Blue Beetle. Krlic is renowned for his work on Ari Aster‘s films, including Midsommar and Beau Is Afraid, as well as the TV series Snowpiercer and video game Returnal. He has also produced an album for Goldfrapp and collaborated with artists such as Father John Misty, Khalid, and Troye Sivan.
According to a report by Nme.com, Krlic expressed his excitement about working on a superhero film, stating, “It’s always been a dream of mine to write the music for a superhero film. Ángel explained to me how he wanted to make one that felt different, something non-traditional that would make an impact.”
Describing the collaboration with Soto, Krlic added, “Working with him was an effortless and truly joyful collaboration. He pushed me to make music that was at once unique, challenging, and expansive, whilst also being able to exist within a superhero story. I’m incredibly proud of the score and feel it marks a new chapter for me as a composer.”
The soundtrack for Blue Beetle can now be streamed online, offering fans a taste of Krlic’s innovative and impactful compositions.
– Bobby Krlic, also known as The Haxan Cloak, composed the full soundtrack for the upcoming DC superhero film, Blue Beetle.
– Blue Beetle is the first live-action superhero film with a Latino lead, portrayed by Xolo Maridueña.
– Krlic’s past soundtrack credits include Ari Aster’s films Midsommar and Beau Is Afraid, as well as the TV series Snowpiercer and video game Returnal.
– The soundtrack marks a new chapter for Krlic as a composer and showcases his unique approach to creating music for a superhero story.
Facts about Blue Beetle:
– Blue Beetle is a DC superhero film directed by Ángel Manuel Soto.
– The movie follows Jaime Reyes, who gains superpowers after an alien Blue Beetle scarab merges with his body.
– Xolo Maridueña, known for his role in Cobra Kai, plays the lead character, Jaime Reyes.
– The film features a diverse cast, including Bruna Marquezine, Adriana Barraza, Damián Alcázar, Raoul Max Trujillo, and Susan Sarandon.
– The soundtrack for Blue Beetle, composed by Bobby Krlic, offers a unique and non-traditional musical experience.
As summer blockbusters go, Blue Beetle may be only mildly diverting, according to a three-star review by NME. However, the film’s groundbreaking representation of a Latino superhero in a DC movie, portrayed by the charming Xolo Maridueña, is still something to be applauded.